Cockroaches 101

September 15, 2017

One of the worst things that can happen to any business is an infestation, specifically cockroaches. This pest has a well-known, negative reputation that could damage the standing of even the most renowned businesses. A population can thrive in any type of facility that provides them with food, water, and shelter, especially in locations where food preparation occurs. Preventative pest services now can save any business all this trouble down…


Keeping Commercial Kitchens Healthy

August 25, 2017

Everyone who goes out for a meal expects it to be served with clean dishes, glasses, and utensils. While these certainly help food and drinks to look more appetizing, spotless tableware also means the chances of customers contracting foodborne illnesses are lower. Food, especially dairy products, can be difficult to remove from plates and utensils. Even worse, this stuck-on matter can hold in germs and shield them from cleaning products…


Keep Pests Out of College

August 18, 2017

Preventing pest infestations is an effective way for colleges and universities to take care of their students, staff, and facilities. The large numbers of people in and out of buildings, roaming between classes, and living on campus make these institutions hotspots for pests. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), these nuisances are most likely to be found in the following areas: Dorm rooms Classrooms Common areas, such as student…


The Most Common Hotel and Motel Pests

June 16, 2017

The summer weather is drawing people out of their homes and onto vacations, which means hotels and motels need to be ready for the influx of travelers. This requires more than a tidy appearance though. If a customer notices a pest in his/her room, an establishment’s reputation could be ruined. Rodents, cockroaches, houseflies, and bedbugs are the most common problems. Need to Know… Aside from scaring away potential customers, these…


3 Ways to Make Your Business Safer

June 1, 2017

Accidents, ranging from a minor paper cut to a significant heart attack, are inevitable. However, mishaps can be prevented when the proper safety measures are in place. The Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA), requires establishments to implement preventative measures such as floor mats and first aid kits, and strongly recommends automated external defibrillators (AED).   Safe Floors Businesses are required to maintain risk-free floors. Per OSHA, “Walking-working surfaces are…


Hygiene Tips for Your Business: Car Dealerships

May 16, 2017

The need to make a great first impression is true for all businesses, particularly car dealerships. Potential buyers have become highly skilled at researching cars beforehand and only visit an average of 1.6 showrooms when they are on the market, which makes clinching each customer who walks in crucial. When shoppers see unsanitary desks and countertops, and smelly, unappealing restrooms, they may leave without even talking to a sales representative….


Create Green, Clean Air for Your Customers

May 9, 2017

Despite having top-quality products and services, patrons may not return to your establishment if there is an odor issue. A neat and tidy appearance does not always mean the air will smell fresh, especially in restrooms. Everyone is susceptible to catching an unpleasant scent, so no matter how large or small, all restrooms need an air care program.  Identifying Odor Problems According to Pamela Dalton, a cognitive psychologist, people often…


Moms and Dads Need Access to Baby-Changing Tables

April 27, 2017

Over the last few years, parents have been vocal about the lack of baby-changing tables in men’s public restrooms. This can be very inconvenient for fathers, as they have become much more involved in raising their children and take part in most, if not all parenting duties. To catch up and acknowledge these modern parenting practices, two states in the U.S. are trying to pass bills that will do exactly…


The Sanitary Vending Machine – It Matters!

April 6, 2017

Approximately 1/4 of the world population is women who are of reproductive age and menstruating. Recently, they have experienced an inconvenient trend of sanitary vending machines often that are empty, in disrepair, or simply missing. A survey found that 86% American women ages 18-54 have found themselves unprepared for their menstrual cycles beginning while they were away from home, such as at work or in public places. In situations like…


Citron Hygiene and Workplace Essentials…The Perfect Fit!

March 31, 2017

With over 70 years of experience combined, great changes are to come as Citron Hygiene and Workplace Essentials come together to increase their industry presence. They will exchange best practices and combine their product and service offerings with the most efficient operations to best serve their customers in North America. Over the last year, Citron Hygiene has ambitiously grown its food service, facility and restroom hygiene solutions, and pest control business…